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Kitchen View

Artist

Name: Christine D'Epiro Abbott
Statement: In "Kitchen View" and my current body of work, the collage begin as an observational drawing from my home's interior. Rather than stage a grouping of objects like a traditional still life, the imagery starts with the spontaneous composition of belongings as they are found. I then develop a richly saturated, layered and imaginative collage that still maintains some of the original drawing and includes local color. After an experience cleaning another person's residence for employment and now currently spending much more time at home caring for a toddler, these spaces occupy a unique and significant place in my visual memory bank. At home, I am engaged in a constant state of transformation, either through the humble daily activity of striving to maintain order out of entropy or imagining much more dramatic aesthetic changes. I'm certain this is a fairly common experience. With "Kitchen View," I choose to celebrate the potential of a typical residential kitchen by sharing an inventive vision of my own.

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The Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority today owns the largest contemporary collection of local art in central Ohio. All of the pieces are on display in the Greater Columbus Convention Center, the Hilton Columbus Downtown and the three Convention Center parking garages. The collection is the result of a communitywide... Read more

The Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority today owns the largest contemporary collection of local art in central Ohio. All of the pieces are on display in the Greater Columbus Convention Center, the Hilton Columbus Downtown and the three Convention Center parking garages. The collection is the result of a communitywide call for art, overseen by a committee of community members and implemented by collection curators James and Michael Reese of Reese Brothers Productions. The artists represent the diversity of the Columbus community, cutting across age, gender and race.

Dates

Made: 2016
Installed: 2016

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400 N. High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Franklin County
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Materials

Mixed media collage on panel

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